Spanish idioms (modismos)

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In EnglishModismoAs in...
To turn out to be'He turned out to be a conservative.'
To keep'She ended up keeping the car.'
To notice'He did not notice that Adriana had left.'
To go for a walk'Let's go for a walk.'
To side with'He always used to side with my brother.'
After a while'After a while he returned.'
To toss and turn'I was tossing and turning in bad.'
To cost a lot'It cost me a lot.'
To be about'The novel is about the indians.'
In great haste'She left the shop in great haste.'
To have on one...'I don't have any money on me.'
To be in the same boat'Don't complain. We're all in the same boat.'
Through'He was talking to us through a screen.'
In the distance'In the distance, the plane could be seen.'
Half...'He left the door half closed.'
To put into effect'They put several restrictions into effect.'
Along'They were searching along the river.'
To retrace one's steps'We retraced our steps.'
To agree to'They have agreed to meet in the square.'
To come out ahead; to win; to come out on top'He came out on top.'
Rightly so'He took it away from her, and rightly so.'
In EnglishModismoAs in...
To come out well'He came out well in (passed) his exam.'
To make one's way'He made his way through the crowd.'
To take for granted; to regard as settled'He took it for granted that they would go.'
Just now; for the present'I don't need any more just now.'
To have dealings with'I have no dealings with the rich.'
To come out badly'He did not come out well on (pass) his exam.'
From far away'They come from far away.'
At all cost; at any risk'I'll get it at all costs.'
To associate with each other'They don't associate with each other.'
To walk around'He walks around the block.'
From now on'You'll listen to me from now on.'
To be a question (matter) of; to involve'It's a question of (It's a matter of, It involves) a misunderstanding.'
Throughout'Throughout the years he has become famous.'
To take aside'He took him aside.'
To make way'They made way and he went in.'
To be up to date on'He's up to date on the situation.'
To be in a hurry'I'm in a hurry.'
To be in the right'He's in the right.'
In the long run'In the long run, it will be better to go slowly.'
Without questionWithout question she is the prettiest.
To be in effect'The law is in effect.'
In EnglishModismoAs in...
Out of the way'He got her out of the way.'
To go ahead with'He goes ahead with his work.'
To be right'She's not right.'
To come out ahead; to win; to come out on top'I followed his advice and came out ahead.'
Fast'He is always going very fast.'
To be understood'It is understood that we will get paid every two weeks.'
Nowhere; not... anywhere'It couldn't be found anywhere.'
To not mince one's words, to be blunt and direct'He is very outspoken.'
To have on; to be wearing'He has on an overcoat.'
To have on the tip of one's tongue'I have it on the tip of my tongue.'
To hold (control) one's tongue'Rather than argue, he held his tongue.'
In the middle of'He fell down in the middle of the street.'
To get one's own way'Each time he gets his own way.'
To turn something overHe turns is over.
Step by step'He guided us through the jungle step by step.'
To drive wild; to unhinge.'It dives me wild.'
All over'They were seen all over.'
At every turn'Something new could be seen at every turn.'
At last'At last he arrived.'

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